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These Mini Treat Bags are so fun and have so much potential! They could be made for kid's classrooms, teachers, or even a spouse. The hearts on the front are a wide open canvas to add your own personal touch with fabric paint, patches, surface crochet, or whatever your heart desires.
If you're like me, you don't like to give out candy, so here is a small list of other items that will also fit inside:
1. Fruit Snacks
2. Lip Balm
3. Mini Lotion
4. Deck of Cards
5. Gift Cards
6. Mini Notepads
7. Ring Box
I also tried it out to find that 5-6 Clover Amour crochet hooks fit inside, in case anyone is looking to send me a Valentine ;)
MINI TREAT BAGS
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Worsted Weight Yarn (#4)
- 1/2 oz Color A
- 1/2 oz Color B
Optional: Hot Glue Gun
Skill Level: Easy
WRITTEN IN US TERMS
Panels (Make 2)
With Color A and H Hook,
1. Ch 13, sc across, ch 1, turn (12)
2-14. sc across, ch 1, turn, Fasten at the end of row 14. (12)
Hold panels together so that row 1 of each panel meets up at the bottom. Attach Color B to the top corner, working through both layers:
1. Ch 1, sc in same space and in the end of each row down the side putting 2 sc in the bottom corner, sc in each ch across the bottom, 2 sc in the bottom corner of opposite side, sc in the end of each row up the other side, Ch 1, turn
2. hdc in same space as ch, sl st in next st, *hdc, sl st* all the way around to the opposite corner. Fasten. Hide all strings.
With Color B and G Hook,
1. Ch 2, sc in 2nd ch from hook, ch 1, turn (1)
2. 2 sc in st, ch 1, turn (2)
3. 2 sc x 2, ch 1, turn (4)
4. 2 sc, sc x 2, 2 sc, ch 1, turn (6)
5. 2 sc, sc x 4, 2 sc, ch 1, turn (8)
6. 2 sc, sc x 6, 2 sc, ch 1, turn (10)
7. 2 sc, sc x 8, 2 sc, ch 1, turn (12)
8-9. sc in each st across, ch 1, turn (12)
10-11. sc x 5, ch 2, sk 2, sc x 5, ch 1, turn (10 sc, 1 ch-2 sp, 2 skp'd sts)
12. dec, sc x 3, sl st in each of the skp'd sts of row 9 (make them fairly tight, do not lift them up to make them long sts), sc x 3, dec; continuing down side: sc in the end of each row down the side, (sc, ch 1, sc) in the the point of row 1, sc in each st up the other side, sc x 4, sl st x 2 (worked into other sl sts), sc x 4 across the top, sl st to join in next st. Fasten. Sew to front of one panel. Optional: Attach with Hot Glue.
HandleCut 3 - 15" strands of Color A & 3- 15" strands of Color B. Tie a knot in one end, pull the loose ends through the top front corner stitch, separate the strands into 3 groups of two by holding one Color A with one Color B. Braid them. Pull the loose ends through the top front corner of opposite side and then tie in a knot. Trim ends.
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